Sector: Chemicals-Major Diversifd
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Albemarle Corporation engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of specialty chemicals worldwide. It operates through three segments: Polymer Additives, Catalysts, and Fine Chemicals. The Polymer Additives segment provides flame retardants; and plastic additives, such as curatives for polyurethane and epoxy system polymerization, as well as for ultraviolet curing of various inks and coatings; and antioxidants and stabilizers. The Catalysts segment offers refinery catalysts comprising hydroprocessing catalysts and fluidized catalytic cracking catalysts and additives, as well as polyolefin catalysts comprising aluminum- and magnesium-alkyls, and metallocene/single-site catalysts. The Fine Chemicals segment provides performance chemicals, such as elemental bromine, alkyl bromides, inorganic bromides, tertiary amines, potassium and chlorine-based products, alkenyl succinic anhydride, and aluminum oxides; pharmachemicals to provide temporary pain relief and fever reduction; agrichemicals, including orthoalkylated anilines, methyl bromide, and organophosphorus products; and fine chemistry services and intermediates. The company sells its products to various customers, including manufacturers of electronics, building and construction materials, automotive parts, packaging, pharmachemicals, and agrichemicals, as well as to petroleum refiners. Albemarle was incorporated in 1993 and is based in Richmond, Virginia.